Friends of the Woburn Public Library

Woburn Reads: Author Barbara Shapiro, Burbeen Lecture @Joyce Middle School

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Thu, 03/20/2014 - 7:00pm

Author Barbara Shapiro. Presented by the Burbeen Lecture Series, at the Joyce Middle School.
Enjoy an evening with Barbara Shapiro, author of The Art Forger. Following her presentation, she will answer questions about the book.  Copies will be available for purchase, and Ms. Shapiro will sign books.

Woburn Reads: Book Discussion @ Library

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Thu, 03/13/2014 - 7:00pm

Book Discussion @ the Woburn Public Library. Join Andrea Bunker, Assistant Director of the Woburn Public Library, for a lively discussion of the Woburn Reads 2014 book selection - The Art Forger, by Barbara Shapiro.

Woburn Reads: Art Demonstration @ Library

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Wed, 03/12/2014 - 7:00pm

Art Demonstration by Joseph Leto and Keiko Richter of the Woburn Guild of Artists at the Woburn Public Library. Mr. Leto will take you on a tour of where and how famous artists found their creativity and inspiration.  During this lecture, noted visual artist Keiko Richter will paint her own masterpiece from the inspiration she feels, exhibiting the creative process.

Woburn Reads: Stealing Rembrandts, @ High School

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Thu, 03/06/2014 - 7:00pm

Stealing Rembrandts
Hosted by the Woburn Historical Society at Woburn Memorial High School. Anthony Amore, Director of Security at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and author of Stealing Rembrandts, will discuss notorious art thefts from around the world, including the Gardner heist. His book will be available for purchase.

Woburn Public Library

On Sunday, February 23 the Friends of the Woburn Public Library will host "Honor Enough: Sergeant Horatio J. Homer of the Boston Police Department". The event will begin at 2:00 pm at the Woburn Public Library located at 45 Pleasant Street. This is an illustrated lecture by Margaret R. Sullivan, the Records Manager and Archivist of the Boston Police Department. She will expound on new research that has identified Sergeant Homer as Boston's first African American Police Officer. He was appointed in 1878 and promoted to Sergeant in 1895; Homer served with distinction for more than 40 years.

Honor Enough: Sergeant Horatio J. Homer of the Boston Police Department

From date: 
Sun, 02/23/2014 - 2:00pm

At the Woburn Public Library study hall, the Friends of the Library will host "Honor Enough: Sergeant Horatio J. Homer of the Boston Police Department". This is an illustrated lecture by Margaret R. Sullivan, the Records Manager and Archivist of the Boston Police Department. She will expound on new research that has identified Sergeant Homer as Boston's first African American police officer. He was appointed in 1878 and promoted to Sergeant in 1895, Homer served with distinction for more than 40 years.